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Urban Bicycling Is For Lazy People

  This is fantastic. Do yourself a favour and read how urban cyclists are lazy over at the Urban Country. Here in Canada, as in the United States, people tend to generally view bicycles primarily for recreation or sport. Thus, when someone asks me how I arrived somewhere and I tell them I rode my […]


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Cyclists advocate new Greenbelt bike route

Ajax Mayor Steve Parish has explored the world in destinations as far-flung as New Zealand — on his bike. He’s convinced the Toronto region could be one of the world’s great destinations in the growing cycling tourism industry. Parish was part of a team at the Ontario Bike SummitTuesday touting a new 600-kilometre Ontario Greenbelt cycling […]


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Ontario Bike Summit: Changing the Conversation

Eleanor McMahon thinks it’s time to change the conversation around cycling in Ontario. McMahon is the founder of the Share the Road Cycling Coalition, who will be hosting the fifth annual Ontario Bike Summit this week in Toronto. She says that we need to stop talking about things like bike lanes and other bicycle infrastructure as a zero […]


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Women Lead the Way For Cycling

According to “The American Bicyclist Study: On the Road to 2020,” released in 2012 and conducted by the Gluskin Townley Group, the women of Generation Y represent an important change to who is buying and riding bicycles. To us, this is a clear indication that it’s high time for the bicycle industry to embrace the […]


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Sign and Share the Beltline Petition

As you may be aware, the City is in the planning stages of a project to improve the Beltline Trail. We have launched an online petition at cycleto.ca/beltline.  If you haven’t yet signed our paper petition, please sign the online petition now.  And pass the word along to your neighbours! Let’s make a strong statement to the City […]


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Join/Renew with Cycle Toronto, Win a Bike!

Join/Renew with Cycle Toronto, Win a Bike!

  Cycle Toronto has started their second Refer-A-Rider campaign (it runs to Oct 31) and I’m going  to try and win the campaign to win the great Bobbin Daytripper bike from Curbside Cycle that is first prize. (or, if I place 2nd or 3rd – competition is fierce, after all – it will be a Bobbin Birdie) If I win the Bobbin Bike, it is […]


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Make Your Voice Heard about Cycling with Streetcar Tracks

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Via CycleToronto: The issue of what to do regarding removing or paving over the decommissioned streetcar tracks on Wychwood Ave (following a recent cycling death there) will be discussed at the upcoming Public Works and Infrastructure Committee (PWIC) meeting this Wednesday September 12th.  A motion requests that City staff explore improvements to both decommissioned streetcar tracks […]


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Riding 1,700 km for Kindness

Toronto Father and Son Undertake a 1,700 KM Tandem Bicycle Journey to Encourage Kindness

In a couple of weeks, a friend of BikingToronto is embarking on a 1,700 km bicycle trip with his son. Instead of raising monetary funds for a cause, Todd and his son are riding to raise kindness.   They are encouraging people to do kind things for one another with the goal of collecting 500 […]


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Photos from the 2012 Ride for Jarvis

Photos from the 2012 Ride for Jarvis

Earlier tonight I took part in the Ride for Jarvis, organized by Cycle Toronto. It was smaller than last year, but there was still several hundred people there.  Here are some of the better photos I took with my phone (which doesn’t handle deep shadows well):   Gathering at Allan Gardens:   The Ride!   […]


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Reminder: Ride for Jarvis Tonight

The Future of the Jarvis Bikelanes

On Monday, I posted about the Ride for Jarvis happening tonight… but I thought I’d send a reminder to try and ensure everyone knows about it and comes out for a great large ride in support of the Jarvis bikelanes. When: Wed, June 13th Time: 6pm Where: Allan Gardens (at Carleton and Jarvis – map) […]


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